What state, county and municipal workers make

Excluding New York City, more than half a million state, county and municipal workers in New York made $29 billion in the fiscal year that ended on March 31, 2017, according to data provided by the Office of State Comptroller. That represents a 2.8 percent increase from the year before. Data for the 2015-16 year were also included in the table below.

You can also see this list of more than 500,000 government employees rounded up into a a database of more than 3,000 governmental units in New York State.

The data below, which cover active employees enrolled in the New York State and Local Retirement System, were obtained via a Freedom of Information Law request. You can read more here. This database was posted on Nov. 28, 2017.

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Name Employer name Amount Date Fiscal year Pension group
Name RUBIN, JOEL M Employer name Office For Technology Amount $91,355.90 Date 12/28/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PANAYOTTI, BARBARA Employer name Central NY Psych Center Amount $91,355.45 Date 06/25/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROTHER, MICHAEL S Employer name Workers Compensation Board Bd Amount $91,355.30 Date 11/04/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PUTNAM, ANN E Employer name Orange County Amount $91,355.09 Date 06/09/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VERMILYEA, GERALD R Employer name Office For Technology Amount $91,355.00 Date 10/01/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, ELLIE Employer name NYS Office People Devel Disab Amount $91,355.00 Date 12/12/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOPKINS, KAREN A Employer name Department of Health Amount $91,354.92 Date 09/02/1975 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DORMIDO, ARECIO P Employer name Downstate Corr Facility Amount $91,354.80 Date 08/28/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COREANO, JORGE Employer name Bedford Hills Corr Facility Amount $91,354.74 Date 06/14/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EVANS, BRIAN J Employer name Town of Hempstead Amount $91,354.68 Date 03/12/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CLEMENT, JOANNE Employer name Office For Technology Amount $91,354.51 Date 12/07/1981 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WANG, TING Employer name SUNY Albany Amount $91,353.70 Date 10/01/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PALMER, CARRIE Employer name Office For Technology Amount $91,353.50 Date 08/17/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MANGIONE, CYNTHIA M Employer name Dept of Agriculture & Markets Amount $91,353.50 Date 11/12/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JONES, KATHERINE A Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $91,353.50 Date 09/08/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FULOP, GERARD Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $91,353.50 Date 08/27/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MURPHY, TERESA M Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $91,353.50 Date 11/07/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TURMEL, MICHELE A Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $91,353.40 Date 01/26/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CORNWELL, PAUL F Employer name Smithtown CSD Amount $91,353.40 Date 12/16/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PRIES, JOSEPH M Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $91,353.24 Date 11/15/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name COLLINS, MARY A Employer name Bedford Hills Corr Facility Amount $91,353.08 Date 10/25/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEE, LISA A Employer name Div Criminal Justice Serv Amount $91,352.89 Date 11/20/1981 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MUSTICO, CARL U, II Employer name City of Elmira Amount $91,352.63 Date 12/27/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name CAROLLO, SHEILA M Employer name NYS Office People Devel Disab Amount $91,352.62 Date 06/07/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOHNSON, ALVIN Employer name City of Mount Vernon Amount $91,352.46 Date 02/20/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CONVERY, PATRICK J Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $91,351.90 Date 07/17/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BENOIT, JAMES J Employer name Office For Technology Amount $91,351.81 Date 06/29/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ATZROTT, CYNTHIA F Employer name Buffalo Psych Center Amount $91,351.65 Date 04/14/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRENNAN, BRENDA C Employer name Office For Technology Amount $91,351.51 Date 04/30/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GENKOS, KATHLEEN M Employer name Office of Technology-Inst Amount $91,351.44 Date 08/06/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HUNT, CHRISTOPHER E Employer name Suffolk County Water Authority Amount $91,351.24 Date 01/11/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KEIHM, ROBERT L Employer name Department of Transportation Amount $91,350.87 Date 08/19/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOHNSON, DUSTIN L, SR Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $91,350.71 Date 01/18/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name LIU, SHARLIN Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $91,350.50 Date 01/21/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SPADARO, VINCENT Employer name Eastchester Fire Dist Amount $91,350.41 Date 10/12/1983 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DELO, JAMES P Employer name Town of Orangetown Amount $91,350.29 Date 04/04/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAMPOS-MEDINA, PATRICIA E Employer name Cornell University Amount $91,350.00 Date 01/12/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KAGANOVICH, ALEX Employer name Office For Technology Amount $91,349.99 Date 01/27/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HONICKMAN, JENNIFER Employer name Smithtown Spec Library Dist Amount $91,349.90 Date 01/28/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KARIUS, TERRI A Employer name Office of General Services Amount $91,349.89 Date 08/23/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LITTLE, JOHN PAUL Employer name City of Oneida Amount $91,349.85 Date 12/02/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name STEWART, LAWRENCE J Employer name Supreme Ct-1St Criminal Branch Amount $91,349.52 Date 01/07/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BERKEY, JONATHAN S Employer name Office of General Services Amount $91,349.39 Date 08/24/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROBINSON, DIANE J Employer name Office of General Services Amount $91,349.39 Date 02/01/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GORTHY, LINDA M Employer name Office For Technology Amount $91,349.39 Date 06/07/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KELSEY, W DANIEL Employer name Office For Technology Amount $91,349.39 Date 07/07/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHEEHAN, MICHAEL J Employer name Office For Technology Amount $91,349.39 Date 06/30/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name YANG, SCOTT Employer name Office For Technology Amount $91,349.39 Date 01/20/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TAYLOR, VICTOR B Employer name Justice Center For Protection Amount $91,349.39 Date 03/25/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HASKINS, HEATHER A Employer name Off Prevent Domestic Violence Amount $91,349.39 Date 04/24/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DI PACE, LISA M Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $91,349.39 Date 07/16/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FIROOZAN, FARROKH Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $91,349.39 Date 08/12/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HORTON, MATTHEW R Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $91,349.39 Date 01/13/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JONES, BEVERLY A Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $91,349.39 Date 12/21/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LE VESQUE, BRIAN M Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $91,349.39 Date 10/07/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MATSON, WENDY Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $91,349.39 Date 06/04/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILKINS, VICKI M Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $91,349.39 Date 05/21/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAPPY, PAUL R Employer name Dept of Agriculture & Markets Amount $91,349.39 Date 05/09/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GONZALEZ, THERESA L Employer name Dept of Agriculture & Markets Amount $91,349.39 Date 11/02/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CLAYTON, DANIEL J Employer name Department of Health Amount $91,349.39 Date 09/16/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CULLEN, KEVIN E Employer name Off of The Med Inspector Gen Amount $91,349.39 Date 07/20/1981 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ERNST, MICHAEL W Employer name Off of The Med Inspector Gen Amount $91,349.39 Date 06/10/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARDINALE, LORI ANN Employer name Workers Compensation Board Bd Amount $91,349.39 Date 04/26/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CLOUSE, PETER T Employer name Department of State Amount $91,349.39 Date 01/01/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ANTONOVA-HEILER, NINA A Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $91,349.39 Date 03/26/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BERTHOFF, JENNIFER L Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $91,349.39 Date 05/25/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BONHAM, JESSICA E Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $91,349.39 Date 02/18/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BUCCINA, CAMILLE M Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $91,349.39 Date 09/08/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CLARK, JENNIFER N Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $91,349.39 Date 06/22/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COUILLARD, ANDRE Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $91,349.39 Date 03/13/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DE SACIA, COLIN B Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $91,349.39 Date 06/24/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EGAN, JAMES D Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $91,349.39 Date 11/17/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FAHRENKOPF, JAMES R Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $91,349.39 Date 10/07/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GREGORY, EDWARD D Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $91,349.39 Date 02/13/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JORDAN, HARLAN J Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $91,349.39 Date 12/20/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MILLER, JOHN F Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $91,349.39 Date 09/12/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOORE, NICOLE C Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $91,349.39 Date 06/22/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NUNCIATO, MARK C Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $91,349.39 Date 01/18/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PLOUFFE, TERRY T Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $91,349.39 Date 06/21/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SICONOLFI, ANNE M Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $91,349.39 Date 08/01/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, MICHELE A Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $91,349.39 Date 05/18/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SPRADA, STEPHEN J Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $91,349.39 Date 09/04/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STANLEY, BRADLEY L Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $91,349.39 Date 03/13/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STEIN, MARK D Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $91,349.39 Date 09/12/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TABATSKY, DAVID Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $91,349.39 Date 01/23/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WHITNEY, ROBERT E Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $91,349.39 Date 06/17/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FOSTER, MARYBETH Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $91,349.39 Date 09/26/1979 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MEZZADONNA, NICHOLAS A Employer name Temporary & Disability Assist Amount $91,349.39 Date 08/25/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SLUPSKI, J KEITH Employer name Temporary & Disability Assist Amount $91,349.39 Date 11/04/1978 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MALLORY, LOVONIA D Employer name Office of Mental Health Amount $91,349.39 Date 03/09/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CLEMENTS, JEFFREY D Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $91,349.39 Date 03/25/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FALVO, TAMMY M Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $91,349.39 Date 06/20/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TONDAMANTHAM, ANURADHA Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $91,349.39 Date 12/01/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DAVIDSON, JAMES M Employer name State Insurance Fund-Compt Amount $91,349.39 Date 03/10/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DUFLO, MATTHEW T Employer name Division of State Police Amount $91,349.33 Date 08/04/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name CASTINE, EDWARD L, JR Employer name Clinton Corr Facility Amount $91,348.84 Date 04/04/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RUBANO, PAUL Employer name Town of Smithtown Amount $91,348.59 Date 12/14/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BUKOVINSKY, JOHANN Employer name Eastern NY Corr Facility Amount $91,348.55 Date 09/27/1979 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAMPBELL, DANIELA A Employer name Boces-Westchester Putnam Amount $91,348.55 Date 12/03/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TESORIERO, JOHN Employer name Office For Technology Amount $91,348.19 Date 11/18/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System